Finland's oldest city, and original capital, is rich in history and culture. The city maintains around 75 pieces of public art, and boasts a number of excellent museums and galleries, as well as fine buildings.
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The River Aura is the heart and soul of the city, at the estuary of which Finland's oldest city began to grow in the early 13th century. Over 800 years of urban history has not reduced the significanve of the river to the image of Turku – quite the opposite.
Aurajoki at night in Turku.
The majestic beauties of the sea are once again seen in Turku, when the tall ships sail into the city in July. An international atmosphere, high class concerts and a rich maritime programme are eagerly anticipated.